Daily Archives: June 13, 2019

China extradition clashes plunge Hong Kong into historic violence

Hong Kong was rocked Wednesday by the worst political unrest since its handover to China, as police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters who tried to storm parliament and blocked roads in the financial hub.

The violent …

2nd Ebola Death in Uganda After Outbreak Crosses Border

KAMPALA, UGANDA – A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo.

The first cross-border cases in this Ebola …

Number of Zimbabweans Seeking Medical Treatment Falls

HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Zimbabwe’s Association of Healthcare Funders says the number of people seeking medical help has fallen by 50 percent since last year because of the rising cost of drugs not covered by insurance. Many Zimbabweans are turning to …

Number of Zimbabweans Seeking Medical Treatment Falls

HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Zimbabwe’s Association of Healthcare Funders says the number of people seeking medical help has fallen by 50 percent since last year because of the rising cost of drugs not covered by insurance. Many Zimbabweans are turning to …

Africa hopes stars can shine in Egypt after officials cause shame

Top African football officials hope the history-making Cup of Nations in Egypt from June 21 can deflect attention away from a string of embarrassing incidents involving them.

In recent weeks, CAF president Ahmad Ahmad and senior vice-president Amaju Pinnick and …